1 Kim Benson | West Coast Environmental Law

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Kim Benson

Kim Benson, former Chair of the Islands Trust, received an EDRF grant to examine her legal options in a defamation case brought against her after she complained to local authorities about allegedly illegal alterations made to a public beach. Her objective is have the suit (characterized as a SLAPP) dismissed and safeguard the ability of citizens to participate in lawful forms of public participation with fear of intimidation.

Lawyer: 

Monique Pongracic-Speier

Amount Granted to Date : 
$17,300.64
Number of Grants: 
3